“We are excited to have Taizo join the team,” news director Lori Silva said in a statement. “With his on-air experience, we think he will make an immediate impact.”
Braden was most recently a traffic reporter at rival KGMB, the Honolulu CBS-affiliate. He will begin at KHON on April 30. In his new role, he will prepare stories for newscasts as both a videographer and reporter, according to KHON.